Rebecca Sara “Becki” Newton was born on July 4, 1978. Becki Newton is an American actress. Newton is currently a regular cast member of Ugly Betty. Born in New Haven, Connecticut, she was raised in Guilford, Connecticut. Becki Newton began performing musicals and plays at local theaters, and studied at the University of Pennsylvania, where she graduated with a BA in European History. Becki Newton then moved to New York City and landed several roles in television commercials. She was also featured as writer and host for a celebrity interview show on TBS called “Movie Junky”.